Shirley Ann (Griest) Orr, age 78, a New Castle resident, passed away Monday, May 2, 2022, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. She was born March 5, 1944, in Webster, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Frank and Anna (Stangroom) Griest.
Shirley loved playing bingo and watching the game show network. She was a homemaker and especially enjoyed spending time and taking care of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Left to cherish her loving memory include three children, Kevin Orr, Carol Orr, and Dawn (Daryl) Shannon; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins; one brother, Donald Griest; one sister, Nancy (Paul) Davis.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Orr in 1991; a son, Terry; a granddaughter, Amber Blankenship, and several siblings.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Rose City Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad St., New Castle. Burial will follow in the Westlawn addition of South Mound Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m., until 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2022, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at Funeral directors and staff are honored to serve the Orr family.